Project Information
Project name: UK: University of Brighton Moulsecoomb East PPP
Project description:

The University of Brighton is seeking a partner to design, build, finance, maintain and operate student accommodation and university facilities. 

The Moulsecoomb East development is anticipated to comprise of a minimum of 800 student bedrooms along with ground floor ancillary university facilities including fitness facilities and student union. 

The successful partner is to complete the scheme design from RIBA Stage 2, build, fund, operate and maintain the new development over an operational term of up to 50 years following practical completion.  Phase 1 (circa 395 rooms) of the development is to be completed by September 2019 and Phase 2 (circa 409 rooms) is to be completed by September 2020. 

The design has been developed by the university's design team up to RIBA Stage 2 in advance of a detailed planning application which is programmed to be submitted in early December 2016. The development comprises five towers of differing heights between nine and 18 storeys.

The planning application will comprise a wider development, including separate proposals for the Preston Barracks and Moulsecoomb West sites on the opposing side of Lewes Road. However these separate proposals are not intended to form part of this procurement.

The Moulsecoomb East development must be classified as off balance sheet from the university's perspective. The successful partner will be expected to assume full occupancy demand risk for the new residences and will be responsible for providing hard and soft facilities management services. 

The university proposes to take a lease back of the ground floor areas that are not ancillary to the student residences above, including the fitness facilities and student union and will have management responsibility for these areas, with the successful partner retaining responsibility for the hard FM and insurance aspects of these areas which it has provided as part of the development but otherwise with such leased back areas being outside of the terms of the project.

Requests to participate are due 14 December, 2016. 

Related Headlines

16 November 2016 - RFQ for Brighton university PPP

Type: PPP
Sector: Education
Region: UK - - South East
Current status: Advertised - 16/11/2016
Contract Terms
Duration: 52 years
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: University of Brighton
Public sector contact: University of Brighton
Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton and Hove
United Kingdom
Contact person: Julian Wood
Telephone: +44 273642725

This page was last updated on:
16 November 2016.


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